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? >> absolutely. what i have been struck in the debate is the time, energy, and attention that has been spent on these tax policies, and the neglect of the broader challenges we face. this is the fantasy of bill and donald that the entire world is focused on capping deductions and what the ramifications are and this is how they spend their lives, so they are in their element, but lee side of the broader goals here. as maya saying, the first question i wanted to answer, does this all the problem? we have a medium-term problem which is the 10-year window, we're going to borrow $10 to it unless we change our policies. then we have what we feel is a primary threat to the future, the long-term problem. before we get to the detail of what the percentage should be, we need to make sure that whenever we negotiate solves those problems. it is essential that brevity -- that revenue be part of the equation. it is difficult to do the spending cuts alone. you need to touch the budget by 30% over the long term, and that will not be supported by the people of all long haul. we cannot just worry about the de
mornings to talk about the wind energy industry and the importance of the trucks tax credit. but before -- and the importance of the production tax credit. before i begin i'd like to associate myself with the majority leader's remarks. we do need to extend the tax cuts for the middle class as soon as possible. that's clearly the message the american people sent on november 6 in the nationwide election that we had. i also want to respond to the comments and the conversation between the two leaders over the debt ceiling limit. it's important to recognize that when we raise the debt ceiling all we are doing is keeping faith with what congress has already appropriated, what congress has already made clear we will spend on behalf of our country and all the various ways that the federal government operates. we cannot afford to have a situation like we had august before last where we dallied and we literally shot our economy and ourselves in the foot by not extending the debt ceiling. we saw one of the rating agencies lower our national rating; first time in history. there is a way to do this
be a challenge for that. we observed that the rise and shine has more energy needs for more energy than they can produce themselves, and to maintain the economic growth which they believe is essential. we observed that the south china sea is a potential source of energy supplies for china and that there is a contention among the nations in that region as to where the ownership and rights of access are to the south china sea. and this is conceivable that china might seek to reestablish its claim there by military coercion and that could lead them into a confrontation with the united states' desire to maintain free access. the best way of avoiding that military conflict is what we should see because the military conflict with china would be catastrophic for both nations, indeed for the whole region. so, we want to avoid that. i believe the best way of avoiding that is by maintaining a -- continuing to maintain a strong naval presence in the region, and by having an unambiguous commitment to doing that. i believe that our new national security strategy is that unambiguous commitment, and i believe
. beyond the obvious of highways, support and airport we ought to be think about a energy infrastructure in this country and whether it serves our economy well. we have already seen some thoughtful suggestions from both sides of the aisle to take a look at that. but i was a when it comes to spending in the future, we need to be thoughtful about ways to fund infrastructure. i guess many of you saw mayor rahm emanuel's article result in the "washington post" on the same subject. secondly, in the area of education i wouldn't be here today without good education and opportunity created by the national defense education act. i want to give belated thanks to the soviets for launching sputnik and scaring the hell out of the u.s. economist because as result of it they created a loan program that got me into college law school. we can't give up on that. this kid from east st. louis illinois and for many others, these loans make a big difference whether it's pell grants or loans, but let's look at this honestly. 25% of the federal aid to education goes to for-profit schools. they have 12% of the s
on the united states because we still get a large part of our energy from the region. i traveled to azerbaijan an armenian in early september. and i also stopped in georgia and met with the president. when i talked to these leaders, iran was one of the things that came up at the very beginning, because they'll feel the influence and the aggressive attitude underneath cover so to speak of iran. in particular, i think azerbaijan feels a great deal of concern, and when i talked to the president, members of parliament and others, it was readily apparent to me that they thought that there ought to be closer ties between azerbaijan and the united states, and georgia, and hopefully armenia. because iran is really trying to destabilize or undermine those governments are we believe that is their long-term goal. iran has been involved in terrorism as we know for some time. it's partly unique in that area. we have seen the i-beam regime operating through organizations such as republican guard and employ such tactics around the globe including right here in washington, d.c. however, the proximity of the s
of course. so trying to -- china is a much interest in canadian energy and natural resources. we are very much interested in building trust, strategic trust and cooperation with china. and from enable perspective, of course, i'll give you one sort of anecdote. you were referring to this the islands, two months ago i attended the western pacific naval symposium hosted -- and have the opportunity to sit between the deputy commander of the people's liberation army navy, and the commander of the ambassadors japanese maritime self-defense force, a euphemism for the japanese navy. it was at a time when the island was leading on cnn and bbc. i thought as i was sitting between two them there's an opportunity for a canadian to do something extraordinary from an naval diplomatic perspective and put this thing to bed. [laughter] >> how did that go? >> not too well, not too well. [laughter] which is my point. i spoke with the chinese admirals interpreter. i spoke with admiral commander in english, a great conversation. but never was the bridge build or even considered. and i think one of the key issu
for getting government permission to export the commodity. the u.s. energy department released the report on wednesday. it says the export of shale gas and other natural gas products would raise energy prices but would help the economy overall. the government is now ready to examine whether to give the go-ahead to export projects. a number of energy firms hope to export natural gas as the surge in shale gas output pushes domestic gas prices sharply lower. >>> the export plans include business with japan's electric and gas utilities. japanese energy firms have had to increase their use of thermal power plants since the nuclear accident and are keen to buy cheaper u.s. gas. officials at japan's transport ministry have ordered airlines to inspect boeing passenger jets. they say state-of-the-art 787 dreamliners have had problems with their fuel lines. the emergency order followed a fuel leak in october involving a 787 flown by all nippon airways. workers at boeing found that fuel line connectors designed to prevent leaks were not installed on that plane. officials at all nippon airways and ja
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. our road map begins with a $20 billion deal. freeport mcmoran getting into the energy business making two acquisitions. plains exploration and mcmoran exploration. >>> concerns over the u.s. economy as adp misses estimates. the blame goes to superstorm sandy. goldman says the party is officially over for gold. >> starbucks at an investors conference will add 1,500 stores in the u.s. over the next five years. wait until you hear what they said about china. >> a big day in media. pandora ceo joins us live later this morning as the stock fell nearly 20% on weak guidance and netflix signs a big exclusive with disney. how much are they having to pay up for that? >>> let's deal with this big deal. as i've been telling you we'll see a lot of big deals -- i was wrong. here we are. freeport mcmoran buying not one but two companies. the combined price if you add it all together gets close to $20 billion. that does include debt. let's go through some of the details. it's somewhat complex. let's start with bigger of the two deals. freeport's purchase of plains. approximately $6.9 billion in total
. that means more than 40 percent of the chilean population. in terms of energy was released, you can see there it's one trillion kilograms of tnt, that means an 8.8 earthquake. another comparison could be 18,000 times the hiroshima atomic bomb. it's supposed it occur less than two a year above 8. chili has first runner up with 9.5 with bolivia, 10 minutes duration. this one was 8.8, at that moment was no. 4, then japan next year led next year with 8.9, but it's a lot, a big amount of energy was released in just 3 1/2 minutes. usually that things happen at night. i don't know why, but it always happen at night. so we are leading on february 27 at 3.24 and you can see in light blue the time when the first wave arrived the coast because the epicenter was so close to the coast. so it's no more than 10 minutes and at the same time the waves start moving through the pacific ocean and in 21 hours it hits the coast of hawaii. so everybody was affected because of that. in mexico, for instance, the variation of time was 1 1/2 meters. as you can see there, when that happened, 3.34, immediate
. >>> a new report says came's reflewable energy -- came's renewable energy goals could be commission the state's energy plans could be costly because of poor planning and lack of oversight. state law requires california to produce a third of its electricity from solar wind and other renewable sources by the year 2020. this morning, two state lawmakers will unveil new regulation to make california public schools green. the legislation would upgrade the energy efficiency. it is being introduced by nancy skinner of berkeley and state senator of los angeles. the funding would come from the presently -- recently passed proposition 39. >>> well, imagine spending just $30 a week for all of your food. why the mayor of newark, new jersey is doing that starting today. >>> and why health leaders are saying it will be a very bad flu season. but you still have time to protect yourself. >>> stocks edging higher on wall street in early trading as budget talks continue in washington. or raw kim will pay more than $800 million in next year's dividends later this month. joining a growing number of com
and across the country and in terms of business where there is an issue with energy intensive industry the government announced the intention to exempt energy intensive industries from the cost of contract, differences and electricity market reform. that is subject to state aid clarence and further consultation but shows this government is working hard to help those industries and make sure they compete and succeed in britain. >> eleanor weighing. >> the house joined with the prime minister in congratulating the duke and duchess of cambridge done a good news. will promise to confirm the commonwealth heads up last agreed to change the rules on extension and bring before the house a bill very soon so that she can follow in the footsteps of her much love great-grandmother? and become our queen? >> very grateful to my hon. friend for her question. i can answer positively on all the points she made. at the third commonwealth conference i chaired a meeting of all prime ministers of different realms and agree we should bring forward legislation to deal with this issue. all of the roles have a
larger water heaters are within the scope of the energy policy act and are rated using a thermal efficiency or t.e. rating. the problem facing american manufacturers is that under the current rules of the road only the small water heaters are deemed eligible for the energy star program. this is nonsensical. it's an outdated measure. and disqualifies our large american made water heaters from being covered by the energy star ratings, regardless of how advanced or how highly efficient they may be. . the legislation before us today would provide the necessary regulatory and business certainty that is needed by our manufacturers. this legislation has the potential of adding upwards of 1,000 jobs for domestic water heater manufacturers, many of them are in my home state of tennessee, where there are already 3,000 jobs directly involved in the manufacturing of water heaters. i thank the chairman again. i thank mr. aderholt and i also want to commend the gentleman and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. the ge
by little hoover commission show said energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2020. the report concludes californians may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the state may unnecessarily degrade preston habitat in its rush to implement is renewable energy goals. >> coming up on kron 4 news we will have more information on the weather. the temperature right now is 51 degrees and it has got a little bit chillier. you won't take my life. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and their families are part of the fight. and we're winning. at chevron nigeria, we haven't had a reported case in 12 years. aids is strong. aids is strong. but we are stronger. and aids... ♪ aids is going to lose. aids is going to lose. ♪ >> it is 64 tame a.m.. :14 a.m. >> the rain will pick up over night and everyone will contend will wet weather just in time for wednesday commute. outside r
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-- he fight for green energy and hand that to the contributors. he's fight for high speed rail and hand to the contributors. he produced a guy i can't bailout at gm. he would support the democratic contributors and bankrupt the united states of america. that's exactly what happened. the prediction was made before he put his hand on the bible. he's done anything i say he would do. there were two professors who just left when we got there. the only two guys in the country talk about this. me and glen beck. i said in the beginning they had a theory in order to destroy the country and wipe out capitalism so you to elect somebody willing to cut the afro and put on a gorgeous silk tie. a beautiful family, tell everyone he's not divider. how fair he is and helps to the middle class and overwhelm the system with debt. explode the system with debt and entitlement and get torch the knees begging government to save them. every step of the way. watch it that's what barack obama has done. he pulled the professor in front of the nation and no one stopped him. i have been saying it every step of the w
'll take your questions. -- i'll take your questions. one is for a clean, wedomestic energy future that puts us in control. our abundant natural gas is already saving us money, producing cleaner electricity, putting us to work here in america and supporting wind and solar. though all energy development comes with some risk, we're committed to safely and responsibly producing natural gas. it's not a dream. america's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> and now, we honor our fellow americans who serve and sacrifice. this week, the pentagon released the names of two service members killed in afghanistan. the names of two service members killed in afghanistan. >>> and when we come back, this question, of all of the american presidents, who would you like to interview? made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,00
that need to be set free. he could take more leadership role in the pentagon use of clean energy. the pentagon has become a leader but now it's time to expand that. if the president really took an aggressive set of actions we could actually meet this commitment that he made three years ago before the copenhagen negotiations for a 17% reduction in carbon pollution and then we could lead the way for international negotiations. >> eliot: let me just jump in on the clean air act. there is a point that people need to understand. the white house has been pretty good about issuing resolutions leading to new power plants. not existing coal burning plants. even though now regs are good, if you apply those retrospectively to existing coal plants then you would be capturing and harnessing a much bigger fish and something more important in terms of what the white house could do. that's what the white house should really be focusing on. >> i'm glad you spelled that out. he has put out standards for new power plants but as you said natural gas prices they're so low that no one was going to be
that energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2010. that- 20202020. but it also found california has adopted several policies of initiatives of being implemented simultaneously, without a full accounting of the consequences. the report concludes california's may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the statement necessarily degrade pristine habitat in its rush to implement a renewable energy goals. >> here is a look at the approach to the bay bridge there is a wait and the skies are getting darker as we are waiting for some rain to drop today. a reminder you have got dr. field to watch after the kron 4 morning news that starts at 10:00 a.m. this morning dr. phil talk about psychics. welcome back to the kron 4 morning news 7:44 a.m. take a look at storm tracker 4 we have light rain to our north. he conceded ukiah stretching as far east as chico. the reason prius did you see a light strayed shower coming in santa rosa. satellite radar shows the will of the wet weather st
business with key sectors in the iranian economy, with energy and ship building and shipping and the ports, this amendment that would shut down businesses that are involved in sectors which fund the proliferation activities of iran and that regime is crucial. in addition, the amendment is going to prohibit business with all designated persons connected to the iranian government. it bans trades and commodities used in these key sectors and used to stop iran from receiving payment in gold or using oil payments in local currency then to buy gold and we have to stop an effort to water down these sanctions. i say that because i remember the votes in the past. i remember our effort on the central bank. it was only because we got unanimous votes because we got so much support that we were able to deploy those. but let me add that there is another portion of the amendment here that targets the regime for their human rights abuses. and i think one of the areas where we've been short, for those of you who have talked to to those in the prison there and experienced the torture, who have seen the murd
employees and shareholders. the energy bills provide renewable energy and we publish our gas strategy today to make sure that we make the best use of lower-cost gas power, including new sources of gas and went and we consenting the creation of a single office of regulation. we don't want families and businesses to be left behind as gas prices come on the other side of the atlantic. [cheers] we are going to help our construction industry as well. the last government abolished property release. my humble friends, the members of the southwest and others show that this has blighted development in our towns and cities. the proposal for my colleagues, that we create a long grace. for newly completed buildings, it is a sensible one. and we will introduce it next october. the previous government also plans to increase the small companies tax rates 22%, and we have cut it to 20%. unlike the small and medium-size firms, i want to thank my honorable friend for their help in this area. starting on the first of january and for the next two years. i am therefore going to increase by 10 fold in the annual
. we need to do more. we should expand our domestic energy industry. american innovation has given us access to massive new deposits of oil and natural gas, making america one of the most energy- rich countries on the planet. this new energy opens all kinds of new middle-class jobs come from the fields and platforms woodrow, to the manufacturing plants that return to the united states with a lower cost of energy, and these are the types of jobs we need most, right now. lower -- middle-class work. fulled to take advantage of this. [applause] by tearing down unnecessary regulatory barriers to tapping our own ended the sources -- energy sources. a sound monetary policy would also encourage. the way our interest rates and currency are treated is another cause of the federal reserve should follow a clear monetary rule to provide prices and what the value of the dollar would be over time. it in control of the debt, reforming our taxes and regulation, growing our energy are five concrete things the federal government can do to help our economy create new middle-class jobs. but if the higher
size, and low-cost printing. ♪ atmix of energies.ve the world needs a broader that's why we're supplying natural gas to generate cleaner electricity... that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. and it's also why, with our partner in brazil, shell is producing ethanol - a biofuel made from renewable sugarcane. >>a minute, mom! let's broaden the world's energy mix. let's go. >>> about a week after the election, president obama met with ceos from g.e., hi, former bosses, american express and he eckna and xerox and dow chemical and ibm and she have ron and proctor and gamble. then home depot, goldman sachs, merck, coca-cola, macy's, yahoo, comcast, hi, current boss, marriott, at&t, it is not quite the entire fortune 500 but it's close. it is about to get closer. tomorrow there is a third meeting. the president speaking to another 100 or so ceos in washington. that makes three meetings with ceos in four weeks. this personal attention from the president has led to lots of positive statements from business leaders. for example, the head of marriott calling the president, q
of energy. more than the last one that went through and it's going to have a big impact on the friday morning commute. tomorrow morning look where the rain is, sitting up north. it's still up in the russian river drainage basin at noon. that basin is about 60 miles along. look what happens at 7:00. from 12:00 to 7:00 it's still sitting there raining. i wouldn't be surprised to see a flood advisory in the north bay. when we come back i'm going to take you all through your bay area week. this is something to watch. this rain sitting there that long. >>> first lady michelle obama unveiled the white house christmas decorations today and she said this year's theme is joy for all. >> the joy of giving and service to others. the joy of sharing our blessings with one another and the joy of welcoming our friends and families into our homes over the next several weeks. >> the guests were military families and their children. this year the white house has 54 christmas trees. the largest tree features decorations made by children who's parents are stationed over seas. >> if we're luck enough to b
have scrambled regional power dynamics, and the energy revolution around the world will likely further change the region's strategic landscape in the coming years. indeed, america's increasing energy independence will have far reaching implications, not only for our economic future but for our security relationships around the world. fourth, economics are increasingly shaping international affairs alongside more traditional forms of national power. emerging powers like india and brazil are gaining clout because of their size, of course, but more the size of their economies than of their military. more about the potential of their markets than their projection of what we used to think of as power. meanwhile, the global economic system, open, free, transparent, and fair, that fueled unprecedented growth is now under unprecedented pressure. trade imbalances, new forms of protectionism, the rise of state capitalism, and crippling public debt. finally, the traditional sources of america's global leadership are in need of renewal. a task for all of us. the cottage industry of cassandras and
a bit of energy. more than the last one that went through and it's going to have a big impact on the friday morning commute. tomorrow morning look where the rain is, sitting up north. it's still up in the russian river drainage basin at noon. that basin is about 60 miles along. look what happens at 7:00. from 12:00 to 7:00 it's still sitting there raining. i wouldn't be surprised to see a flood advisory in the north bay. when we come back i'm going to take you all through your bay area week. this is something to watch. this rain sitting there that long. >>> first lady michelle obama unveiled the white house christmas decorations today and she said this year's theme is joy for all. >> the joy of giving and service to others. the joy of sharing our blessings with one another and the joy of welcoming our friends and families into our homes over the next several weeks. >> the guests were military families and their children. this year the white house has 54 christmas trees. the largest tree features decorations made by children who's parents are stationed over seas. >> if we're lu
here are preparing and looking ahead with a little bit of nervous energy towards tomorrow. reporting live in petaluma, abc7 news. >> all right. thank you. we will keep checking in with her and see how the river looks when the sun comes up this morning. the california emergency management agency said this is a good time to make sure you are ready for rainy season or any type of natural hazard. we are all encouraged to have emergency kits stock with items, including batteries, flashlights and radios. , and extra batteries a three day supply of food and water for everyone in the family and a manual can opener. prepare for stocking your emergency kits and developing an emergency plan for your family are posted on abc7news.com under "see it on tv." in the sierra the truck key river is forecast to overflow it's bank beginning early tomorrow morning. a state of emergency is declared for douglas county. crew in reno are already filling sandbags this an industrial section of sparks that could be under four feet of water by 7:00 tomorrow night. the truck key river is expected to reach four fee
could cost state power customers. the reporter little hoover commission shows that energy companies are well on their way to meeting their goals to obtain a third of their electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar by 2020. but it also found california has adopted several policy and this is, of being implemented simultaneously, without a full accounting of the consequences. the report concludes californians may wind up paying more than necessary for electricity and the state may unnecessarily the great pristine habitat in its rush to implement its renewable energy goes. >> apple and samsung are back in court. their legal battle over smart phones and tablas resumes this week in a federal courtroom. the latest round centers in san suns bid to overturn a jury's verdict in august that samsung copied apple's iphone @ ipad. in turn, apple has asked the judge to permit a ban the sale of more than two dozen steps on devices and the nine states. they also like the judge to add more than 500 million to the 1 billion judgment. >> apple is expanding its item stores into 56 countr
's tragic that the three kids died. you know what dung is, they have to collect it for energy, unbelievable. it's much, much worse, there is an article in the military times, and lieutenant colonel marion carrington says this about that. it turns out not an accident. we meant to do it. quote, it kind of opens our aperture in addition to looking for military-age males it's looking for children with potential hostile intent. jesus, man what have we become? that is so disturbing. now we're targeting eight-year-olds because we think they might have hostile intent when they were literally picking up dung to make sure that their family had heat. is this america? it's really sick, and we've got to get it under control. now when we come back, we're going to go to a much lighter topic, of course. the one year anniversary. some of the highlights from this year. it's a fun segment come right back. >> is rand paul in that calculous. >> that's a great question, epic politician man. [ chuckling ] when the chocolate is hershey's. life is delicious. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> cenk: all right, today is our
who don't have a.d.h.d. it can do similar thing, gives you energy, a boost, allows you to perform for longer periods of time without needing sleep and helps you to focus on concentrate. where it isn't a traditional performance enhancing substan substance, when we think of things we've looked at and studied over time. it can definitely enhance your performance especially on the athletic field. >> that's interesting, what you're talking about is mental acuity and in fact, 25% of adult patients admitted to faking a.d.h.d. siymptoms just to get adderall. we understand in the office if you want that laser-like focus, but why a football field? >> one of the biggest uses is obviously in academics, i mean, it's definitely been, unfortunately, used as a performing enhancing substance for kids who want to be better in school. on the field, having more acuity, able to have more endurance, remembering calls, knowing, you know, what plays are-- there is a lot of mental acuity when it comes to any sport, remembering what you're supposed to do, what the game plan is, the more you're able to focu
credit which expires at the end of this year. investing in renewable energy is creating new jobs, reducing our dependence own foreign oil and promoting economic growth. in pennsylvania, the wind industry supports 4,000 jobs and powers 180,000 homes, including in the pittsburgh area. the uncertainty surrounding the looming deadline to renew the p.t.c. has forced some companies to lay off employees, and if we let it expire, thousands of more hardworking americans will be out of work. two wind farm projects in western pennsylvania were already canceled this year. this is an issue where both sides can come together to do what's right for our country, letting the p.t.c. expire would damage the competitiveness of the united states and the global economy, and i urge my colleagues to extend this vital job-creating tax credit before it expires. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: the gentle
or their ethnic background or their gender to use their energy, talent and common sense as free people in a nation that must remain the strongest in the world which is simply cannot be if it's drowning in debt. i'm here to fight for what's best for my constituents, every one of them, today and every day in every single way i can. i am here to serve them and not any party or idea -- ideology. my constituents' future extends far beyond any election. they deserve that future to be as secure and prosperous as it can be. and it surely can be if we in congress and the white house can have the courage to move forward together in a spirit of true cooperation. i stand ready to do that, and i stand with the people of the hudson valley. thank you, mr. speaker, and i yield back. . the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from illinois, mr. gutierrez, for five minutes. mr. gutierrez: mr. speaker, let me tell you how you know you have turpped the corner in the immigration debate. when sean hanity and senator rand paul and a group of others in the republican party began saying it's time to ret
's the third shark attack since october. >> if you are looking for more energy efficient lights you can get them free today, just turn in your old ones. for each strand turned in you can get a free strand of led lights, only while supplies last. it's happening at 11:00 o'clock. to be eligible you must bring a copy of your pg&e bill and prove the area you live in. >>> the holiday lighting ceremony has been postponed due to the weather. it's the first time in 24 hers, it had been scheduled to take place at five. officials have not said if or when the event will be rescheduled. >> more than 100,000 people are expected to line the streets of downtown oakland today. it's more the 13th yearly america's children's holiday parade. they are going to be marching bands, drill teams and -- just some of the floats and santa will come. it starts at two on broadway from 11th to 20th street. we will host that parade and maybe we will get dry patch of weather so -- people have come out -- no matter what the weather. >> have fun. >> thank you. >> and today is world aids day. a quiet event in san francis
. you know, they have staffs, and they work at it aggressively. i'm older. i have less energy. >> tell us something about the obama white house that we don't know. >> oh. what does obama think of mitt romney? you know, what does he really think, and i think he feels that romney is incompetent because he didn't run a better campaign. i suspect a theme in the coverage of the campaign is going to be that romney never found a way, the message or the theme of how to run against obama where he thought it would be easy. >> what is the one thing you want to know about president obama that you don't? >> i did ask this, i didn't put it in the book, but he keeps a diary. i'd like to have access. [laughter] >> assume that -- >> and he said, do you keep a diary? yes, oh, not on all the detail kind of, and i, you know, come on, let's see it. so i'm sure there will be an interesting memoir. >> what did he tell you about the diary? >> that it existed. no detail. he didn't offer any of it or read from it or anything like that. is it dictated? is it written? who, you know, reagan kept his diary secret.
. i look at my own state of north dakota. we're doing amazing things with energy. as a matter of fact, we're hot on the trail of the state of texas when it comes to oil development. we're after you. i'm telling you. but do you know what it's going to take? it's going to take continued development of the technologies that not only help us produce more energy but help us do it with good environmental stewardship. and what we are talking about is making sure that when we have the engineers and the scientists and the technicians and the mathematicians that graduate from our great universities with doctorate and master's degrees, they can stay here and help us do it here rather than have it done somewhere else in some other country that then gets ahead of the united states. and i still go back to this will help us solve the fundamental challenges we face today, which is getting this economy growing so we get people back to work and creating the reason to help us with our deficit and our debt. with that, i yield back to the esteemed senator from texas. mr. cornyn: could i ask how much time
. dan? >> a very important point that i hope the president will get to. a real consolidated energy proposal. it is a direction he has been going, a little bit in the direction of clean coal i think that's the wrong direction to go. on the bigger picture, there has been nothing -- if you have to point to one thing, i'm always talking about this, that talked about the disparity, the wealth disparity we are looking at, just one thing, it has been this down ward slope in the upper bracket, marginal tax rates that have caused that. this president, that's why it is so important for us to hold on this. this president obama is not moving things back to the 50s or the 60s. >> he is moving back to the '90s. >> he is moving things back just ten years to a place where even just turning the boat around a little bit at this point would be great. that's where we get all these crazy figures about 93% of the wealth that was created over the last four years went to 91% of the people. the other 9% was left for the other 7% of the people. >> for everybody else? >> that's right. that's because of margi
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, young, ambitious, disorganized, and bursting with energy and enthusiasm." i david souter, he said something -- each of us have spoken at the podium about warren. he said, "david is my friend. i trust him. i respect him. i like him. he made me think, reflect, and laugh. i think all of us would say the same thing about warren today. he made us think and reflect and laugh. one final thing about his humor -- senator baker was here today. both warren and i voted for a sale. i received a great deal of hate mail because of my name. i'm half irish and half jewish. i am the only one who can be put on the israeli border and be shot from both sides. [laughter] i was getting all of the hate mail and warren was not getting any of them. i will broadcast nationwide that you are jewish and i am not. that way you will get all of the hate mail. he said, do not do that. you are much more politically secure than i am. besides, you would make a nice jewish boy. [laughter] let me conclude with what my favorite statements -- with one of my favorite statements. it sums up my feelings about warren. " thro
and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools, and i want to do all this while bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. now -- [ applause ] >> on this last point we probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investment. this is not some run of the mill debate. this isn't about which political party can come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make, and they'll have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations. i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're iffing to have to raise a little more revenue. we got to cut on the spending we don't need, building on the trillion dollars of spending cuts we've already made
to the sport. when he left europe, people were not quite sure he would get up all the energy in the united states. there were less than 12 teams. now there is almost double that. what is his legacy here in the united states when it comes to soccer? >> reporter: part of it is just what you said, deb, that there are now more teams, also, soccer was sort of -- well, in the back waters sort of. the games were being played in the nfl, football, stadiums, if you look behind me the home depot center, it is a soccer only stadium, very intimate, great setting. now, there were only four stadiums in the mls that were soccer only. beckham leaves? and that number will soon swell to 15. so that is considered to be a remarkable achievement by beckham, or at least it happened during his era, granted people are saying soccer would naturally grow in the u.s. anyway. >> just say hello for me, he doesn't know who i am. >> reporter: i promise. >> okay, it is a mission, go ahead, go. >>> well, a guy walks into a maryland store for a powerball ticket, but instead of tossing it in the trash like most people who p
. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well, cold play dreams of paradise. but americans who seek it in hawaii have a steep price to pay. the rainbow state tops a new cold well banker list of the most expensive states for home buyers. the average listing for a four bedroom two bath home going for nearly $750,000. massachusetts is about $300,000 less but still the second most expensive state. california is the third priceyest with a $430,000 price tag on average. the most affordable listings, nebraska where the average listing is about $145,000. iowa and georgia ranked second and third least expensive. those are your number ones here on "weekends with alex witt." tht a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot?
to cloture on the bill after eight days on energy legislation in 2003. i remember senator dorgan say what's the rush? we've only been on the hill for eight days? i remember cracking up. eight hours was a long time and after so you're right about the leverage of time. but that leverage its use to affect changes in legislation because essentially let's have a mandate, but said this change and then i will get back time. [inaudible] how can you think it thursday and friday and have a recess? whenever we had a recess we had a flurry of activity because everybody wanted to get out of time. time is an important lever. spent now will go to our audience. who would like to ask the first question? [inaudible] you seem surprised at the number of filibusters we've had in four years. do you not relate it back to the in transit and unwillingness ability to reach out to the minority party? >> actually, you can take it back to the last two years of the bush administration when it shot up dramatically as well. so it's not simply a barack obama phenomenon. but i don't. what we see both from my own work insi
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this coalition and those who are not here today, have brought together to try to inject energy and the right place at the right time. next up will be senator sam nunn, a long-standing chairman of the senate armed services who understands our country and our national security, as well or better than anyone i have ever seen. [applause] >> thank you to pete peterson for getting a group together and for so much else that he and michael peterson foundation have done in terms of bringing attention to the fiscal challenge that we face today. in mobilizing support for a rational and sane fiscal policy. second, admiral mike mullen, thank you for your tremendous leadership both in the military and as a citizen and a reason leader. you have led the way with the biggest risk that we have of national security, and our unsustainable fiscal policy. one that i totally endorse or agree with, and i commend you for making it because your impact is very powerful. that is my first point. my second point is that even if we avoid short-term debt crisis, the so-called fiscal cliff, and i hope that we will, the debt
committee i wanted to serve on, i thought, ok, i'll get what i need. i told him i wanted energy and commerce. and he chewed on his cigar and he said, you'll get ed and labor and you'll like. it but jack was a great leader and role model. he supported civil rights bills, refused to sign the southern manifesto in 19 of a an helped write the historical civil rights act. may we also remember congressman jack brooks. he was a great man, a political figure, a u.s. marine veteran and a friend that i'll never forget. thank you, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: thank you. for what purpose does the gentleman from texas seek recognition? mr. poe: ask unanimous consent to address how it's for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, starting at the age of 15, i worked any job i could find to support myself throughout college. manually dug ditches, construction work, plant work. after college i found an entry-level position in the field in which i sturdied. and with hard work i have constantly been employed for 36 years
in research and technology and clean energy. i want to the put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools, and i want to do all this while bringing down our deficits in a balanced and responsible way. now on this last point, you've probably heard a lot of talk in washington and in the media about the deadlines that we're facing on jobs and taxes and investments. this is not some run-of-the-mill debate. this isn't about which political xeart come out on top in negotiations. we've got important decisions to make that will have a real impact on businesses and families all across the country. our ultimate goal, our long-term goal is, to get our long-term deficit under control in a way that is balanced and is fair. that would be good for businesses, for our economy, for future generations, and i believe both parties can and will work together in the coming weeks to get that done. we know how that gets done. we're going to have to raise a little more revenue. we have to cut spending we don't need. and if we combine those two things, we can create a path where ame
, because this is something we haven't done before. now, energy and agriculture are doing it currently. this is a function that -- yesterday i stood on the floor and talked about you were kind of taking over the responsibility of the department of energy. we're trying to make the decisions as to how we're going to do this. should we be developing the progress of the -- of the biofuels which we are doing in the state of oklahoma without any federal government assistance or should we be defending america with these dollars? now, energy, yes, they're going to spend money on this. the department of agriculture currently is spending money on it, but we have not been doing it. i notice and i can understand this that the occupier of the chair, the author of this amendment from north carolina, i'm reading now from one of the web sites from the newspaper there saying a private company backed by the u.s. department of agriculture will build 130 million biofuel refineries in sampson county, an estimated 300 jobs. they go ahead and talk about what they may be doing through the department of defens
energy and commerce committee. science is clear. cutting carbon emissions over the long term is key to reducing the risk of extreme weather. so i thank you for the opportunity to testify, and look forward to working together to help our fellow americans feel from hurricanes and, to ensure that we're all better prepared for similar storms of the future. thank you so much. >> thank you represented. and i would go -- welcome. >> thank you, madam chairman. very much appreciate the invitation to speak before this committee today. i am very proud to represent staten island and brooklyn. staten island was one of the hardest hit areas of all new york city. i was on the ground from the moment the storm started. the amount of devastation that i saw was unimaginable. 24 staten islanders lost their lives. families lost everything. homes were literally torn off their foundations. some collapsed. large boats, yachts were scattered deepened the neighborhoods piled up on two peoples homes. more than 100,000 were without power for weeks. people slept in a cold, damp home, and for his of to move to a
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